CUBA Group Tours 2020-21


  • Accommodation is B&B Homestays, and occassional hotel
  • Transport by Local Bus, private mini-coach and taxi
  • Walking tour of old Havana
  • Services of local guide throughout
  • Opitonal Activity choices: Cigar Factory, Buena Vista Social Club, Baseball game, Tropicana or Cabaret show, Salsa Dance lessons, Music lessons, Steam Train ride through Sugar Mill, Rock climbing, Cooking lessons....
  • Many departures include Dance or Music festivals, check dates.
Tour Overview

Wildside Travel have the envious position of being Cuba Group Tour's  dedicated New Zealand booking agent.  This well established and well respected company has little rivalry in this fascinating corner of the world. These Cuba tours are designed for those who want to experience the 'real Cuba', are ready for adventure, and prepared to immerse themselves in Cuba's vibrant culture. On these Cuba tours there is ample free time for your own adventuring and there are numerous optional activities available that the tour guide can arrange for you at local prices. These are by no means luxury tours of Cuba, but accommodation and transport is clean and comfortable, tour group size is small, and a tour guide accompanies the group throughout the tour. If you are keen to see the real Cuba, participate in Cuba's local culture, see the best of what Cuba has to offer, are ready for some unexpected adventures on the tour, and enjoy sharing these with some fun, like-minded companions, one of these small group Cuba tours is definitely for you.  

8 Day Original TourDepartures:  Every Thursday throughout 2021

Cost: USD$450 per person + CUC200 local payment

Features: If your time is limited, this 8 day tour of Cuba an ideal way to sample some of the best of Cuba - the bustling and vibrant Havana, the historic Santa Clara, and the enchanting and rural sides of Cuba - with stays in Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Viñales. These places are common favourites for travellers who have come to Cuba seeking authentic cultural experiences. While Trinidad presents us with beautiful white sand beaches, colonial architecture, waterfalls, and a charming village atmosphere, Viñales offers stunning mountainous scenery, sprawling tobacco fields and friendly locals.


 15 Day Original Tour

Departures: Every Friday throughout 2021

Cost: USD$925 per person + CUC250 local payment

The 15 day Original tour of Cuba is our most long-standing itinerary. It packs into 2 weeks what we consider the most fascinating elements of this unique country. As well as visiting many of Cuba's natural and historic highlights, our focus is on contact with the Cuban people and their culture.


20 Day Complete Cuba tour

Departures: Every Friday throughout 2021

Cost: USD$1180 per person + CUC450 local payment

Our 20 day Complete Cuba tour is a combination of our 15 day Original tour of Cuba and our 6 day tour of Western Cuba. If you have the time, we highly recommend this trip to travel the entire length of the island to discover Cuba's fascinating diversity. As well as visiting many of Cuba's natural and historic highlights, the focus of the tour is on contact with the Cuban people and their culture.


The Spanish speaking guide was essential for us!, and we loved the homestay experiences and the truly gross-roots introduction to Cuba”

  New Zealand

 The tour certainly met our expectations. Our guide, Dady, was a fabulous young woman who is passionate about her country, very informed and happy to share her knowledge. The locations gave us a good look at different areas; the accommodation very clean, comfortable with friendly locals.    Thanks, we would recommend your itinerary.

                      Pam and John Harrington. New Zealand


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Motueka 7120
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0274 369 025

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